Late-Career Receptionist Salary

The average Late-Career Receptionist earns approximately $13.11 per hour. Total cash earnings of Late-Career Receptionists range from $21K on the low end to $40K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $1K and $6K, respectively. While some workers in this profession — more than a third — do not have any health coverage, the larger part do receive medical benefits and more than two-fifths have dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Late-Career Receptionists is high. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$22,396 - $44,456
(Median)
$22K
$31K
$44K
MEDIAN: $31,183
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$9.85 - $17.85
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$15K$30K$45K
Salary
$22,396 - $44,456  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,381  
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,166  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,647 - $39,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 274
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$9.85 - $17.85  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $25.12  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,381  
   
Profit Sharing
$102.13 - $6,166  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,647 - $39,901  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,026
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Pay Difference by Location


Surpassing the national average by 45 percent, Late-Career Receptionists in San Francisco receive some of the highest pay in the country. Late-Career Receptionists will also find cushy salaries in Portland (+35 percent), New York (+29 percent), Washington (+16 percent), and Houston (+14 percent). Columbus is the lowest-paying area, 16 percent south of the national average. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Tampa (8 percent less) and Baltimore (3 percent less).

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Skills That Affect Late-Career Receptionist Salaries

Billing
up arrow 6%

Office Administration
up arrow 5%

Scheduling
up arrow 3%

Accounts Receivable
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Phone Support
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Word
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$29,000

Customer Relations
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Organizing
up arrow 1%

Customer Service
up arrow 2%

Data Entry
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Typing
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Microsoft Office
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Filing
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 217 votes.

Gender

Female
99 %
Male
1 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 59% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 32% employee benefits None: 37%
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